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Golder Associates Intermediate Rock Mechanics Engineer in SUDBURY, Ontario

At Golder, we thrive on challenges.

Golder is not just a place to work, it is a promise of a living, dynamic environment where people collaborate, innovate, build enduring relationships, excel, and grow professionally in a strong culture of ownership.

Do you have the desire to learn? The drive to excel and thrive in an engaged, collaborative environment?

Golder has a new opportunity for an Intermediate Rock Mechanics Engineer to join our Mine Engineering and Stability Division (MES) team on a full-time basis based in Sudbury, Ontario .

Our expanding services in the core field of underground and rock slope stability, site characterization, and mine design, include operating mine site support, conceptual to feasibility level studies, engineering design, construction, and project management for diverse clients in local and global mining markets.

An overview of your role will include:

  • Performing conceptual, feasibility, and detailed engineering design work

  • Performing field work, data collection, field testing, data analysis, excavation stability assessments, and calculations

  • Responsible for implementing and managing rock engineering design project tasks under the direction of the lead engineer

  • Provision of mentoring to junior employees

  • Writing and reviewing proposals and reports

  • Performing Project Management duties as required

  • Performing / assisting with audits and reviews of excavation stability and ground support systems at mine sites

  • Follow Health and Safety responsibilities under all applicable government legislations and Golder policies and procedures

  • Travel to project sites as required

You will have a background in:

  • B.A.Sc or B.Eng. in Mining or Geological Engineering (Masters and PhD degrees may be viewed as an asset but not required)

  • 4 to 7 years of relevant consulting or operating experience in a mining or consulting setting

  • Demonstrated background in rock engineering, mining methods, mine planning, and operational experience

  • Possesses Professional Engineer accreditation in the province of Ontario, EIT Certification, or eligibility for Professional Engineering Certification in the province of Ontario

  • Proficient in AutoCAD

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office and general computer usage

  • Proficiency in simple stress modelling tools such as the RocScience suite and MAP3D would be considered an asset

  • Demonstrated practical interpretation of rock engineering assessment tools such as numerical stress models

  • Demonstrates a 'Safety First" focus attitude

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Business acumen (not required but would be an asset)

  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)

  • Strong people skills and an ability to work in a team environment (ability to communicate with clients would be an asset)

Your benefits at Golder will include:

  • Competitive benefits and remuneration packages

  • Option to purchase shares in Golder

  • Employee owned structure - own the business, own the result

  • Deepen your expertise in a dynamic work environment

  • Innovative and collaborative multidisciplinary projects

  • On the job training, mentoring and coaching

  • Global projects and travel opportunities

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Renowned for technical excellence, Golder is a leading, global employee-owned engineering and consulting firm with over a half century of successful service to its clients. With over 165 offices in over 40 countries, Golder’s 6,500 professionals are driven by a passion to deliver results, offering unique specialized skills to address the ever-evolving challenges that earth, environment and energy present to clients across the infrastructure, mining, oil and gas, manufacturing and power sectors.

Golder is committed to providing equitable treatment and equal opportunity to all individuals. As such, Golder will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities, upon request.

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Title: Intermediate Rock Mechanics Engineer

Location: ON-SUDBURY

Requisition ID: 19002081